• phys.org | 11/3/2019 | Staff
    NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter has successfully executed a 10.5-hour propulsive maneuver—extraordinarily long by mission standards. The goal of the burn, as its known, will keep the solar-powered...
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  • earthsky.org | 10/3/2019 | Deborah Byrd
    View larger. | In this animated gif, you’re riding on the Juno spacecraft – now in orbit around Jupiter – as it approaches Jupiter. An orbit adjustment this week has ensured the solar-powered...
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  • earthsky.org | 10/3/2019 | Bruce McClure
    On October 3, 2019, watch for the waxing crescent moon to pop out into the evening twilight. The king planet Jupiter – brightest of all the “stars” in the sky after true darkness falls – will be the...
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  • CNET | 9/16/2019 | Amanda Kooser
    Jupiter's moon Io shadowed the gas giant in the Juno image. Cue up Cat Stevens' Moonshadow. NASA's Juno spacecraft went in for a scenic flyby of Jupiter in September and sent back a lovely view of...
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  • Wired | 7/10/2016 | Staff
    The god Jupiter was a cheating punk. Always sleeping with mortals was he, and enshrouding himself with thick clouds so his wife wouldn't know what he was up to. Except, ha! His wife Juno had the...
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  • earthsky.org | 9/10/2019 | Deborah Byrd
    Jupiter officially has 12 new moons, discovered in 2018. They are outer moons; their orbits are shown here. Image via Carnegie Science. The Carnegie Institution for Science – headquartered in...
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  • earthsky.org | 9/5/2019 | Bruce McClure
    These next several evenings – September 5, 6 and 7, 2019 – feature the moon and the solar system’s two largest gas giant planets, Jupiter and Saturn. Given clear skies, you can’t miss the moon and...
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  • phys.org | 5/20/2019 | Staff
    There's a reason why Jupiter's stripes are only skin deep. It turns out that the planet's zonal winds—the alternating east-west jet streams seen in photographs as colorful stripes—only descend to...
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  • phys.org | 6/4/2019 | Staff
    This test facility at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, was used to simulate the high-radiation environment surrounding Jupiter to prepare for ESA's JUICE mission to the largest...
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  • ScienceDaily | 8/22/2019 | Staff
    "We are all excited about the decision that moves the Europa Clipper mission one key step closer to unlocking the mysteries of this ocean world," said Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for...
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